Crash on A1 causes miles of queues between Stamford and Peterborough

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A crash on the A1 near Stamford involving a lorry caused long delays back to Peterborough this afternoon, Friday August 12.

The crash happened on the northbound carriageway at Tinwell, close to the junction with the A6121. It involved a lorry and was reported to police at 11.10am.

Police attended the scene and the lorry has now been cleared after several hours. One lane was blocked and caused long delays from Stamford back past the A47 junction towards Water Newton.

The crash subsequently caused heavy traffic on the A43.

Police advised people to take an alternative route if possible while the road was closed.